Brand Ambassador Dishes on the Delights of Copper

Current/Elliott dress from BungalowClothing.com. Vintage boots. Allison Lundahl necklace. Hair and makeup by Platinum Entourage. | Photo by Jon Estrada

Current/Elliott dress from BungalowClothing.com. Vintage boots. Allison Lundahl necklace. Hair and makeup by Platinum Entourage. | Photo by Jon Estrada

Who: Kristen Schaefer, brand ambassador

What’s your fashion statement piece? I wear a lot of copper bangles, copper-colored rings and copper necklaces. When we launched Absolut Elyx about two years ago, we used a lot of copper elements in our décor, and I started to see it would be great to actually wear.

Where do you buy your copper jewelry? I have a jeweler, Allison Lundahl (SilverStringsStrands.com). She makes all of my copper pieces. I found her at First Friday. She does all sorts of items—tie clips for men, bangles, earrings. I call her and tell her what I need, and she figures it out.

What brought you to Las Vegas? The opportunities for food and beverage are endless. I started off as a hostess when I was 16, and I worked my way up the ladder. I’ve been in Vegas for eight years now—I moved here from upstate New York. I wanted to expand my horizons.



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